Bid to revise past must be resisted

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IN recent days your newspaper carried stories connected to the attempts by two individuals – Barry McElduff, Sinn Fein MLA for West Tyrone, and Jamie Bryson, chairperson of the newly formed Ulster People’s Forum – to decriminalise the activities of the PIRA and UVF.

As an organisation which provides support to the innocent victims and survivors of terrorism we do not subscribe to their attempts of revisionism.

Those who joined paramilitary organisations did so of their own volition and they went on to carry out acts of criminality under the guise of furthering so-called ‘political objectives’.

 

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